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EU ban on palm-based biodiesel to negatively impact Europe-Asia vegoil trade

  The EU’s demand for palm-based biodiesel is expected to decrease in the long term due to the region’s ban on the use of palm...

China’s moral leadership essential in Asian Century — Patriot and G25

The recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report regarding senior Chinese officials offering to bail out 1MDB and derail investigations into...

Japan, not China, may be winning Asia’s infrastructure investment contest

Before China began courting Southeast Asia with infrastructure investments through its Belt and Road Initiative, Japan was the...

China economy grows at slowest pace in 28 years

  China's economy expanded by 6.6 percent last year, according to official data. That's the slowest growth rate in 28 years. The figure released on...

Bank of China offers $300m loan to Sri Lanka

  Bank of China, one of the country's biggest lenders, has offered a loan of $300m to Sri Lanka's government, with the option of increasing...

China’s Digital Silk Road Is Looking More Like an Iron Curtain

  The first billboard that greets passengers arriving at the airport in Lusaka, before Pepsi’s “Welcome to Zambia,” is an advertisement for Bank of China. Nearby,...

What does China want to achieve by ‘modifying’ Islam?

  On Sunday, Chinese authorities announced their plan to Sinicize Islam through a five-year plan. According to a report published in the state-run Global Times newspaper, on...

China passes law to make Islam ‘compatible with socialism’

  China has passed a new law that seeks to "Sinicize" Islam within the next five years, the latest move by Beijing to rewrite how...

Beijing Seeks Talks With India to Push Asia Trade Pact, Sources Say

  China has sought talks with India to allay concerns on a regional free trade pact it is spearheading, two people familiar with the matter...

The end of China’s ride-sharing gig

  Over the last few years, millions of Chinese workers managed to earn extra money by being ride-hailing drivers. Many picked the gig because of...